Athletes in Turkey were named the winners of two World Fair Play awards by the International Fair Play Committee (CIFP), the country's Olympic body announced Tuesday.
A Turkish rowing team and a former wrestler were the recipients of World Fair Play honors, said Turkey’s National Olympic Committee in a statement.
The Altinboynuz Rowing Club was awarded a Diploma for an Act while Kazim Gedik, a retired wrestler and a member of the local committee, was awarded a Diploma for Career.
The winners are set to receive their awards at a ceremony this September in Baku, Azerbaijan.
By Halil Ibrahim Avsar
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